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The School of Education is located in the Professional Studies Building (PSB): UAA campus map

School of Education Offices


SOE Office Phone Number
Director's Office, PSB 234 907-786-4613
Student Services, PSB 218 907-786-4401

 

Undergraduate & Initial Certification
907-786-4412
PSB 222, 223, 224, 225

Graduate Studies & Advanced Certification
907-786-4450
PSB 223, 224

Special Education & Speech-Language Pathology
907-786-4450
PSB 220, 222

Professional & Continuing Education (PACE)
907-786-1933
PSB 221

School of Education Faculty and Staff

If you are looking for an advisor, please visit the Student Services page.
 

Office of the Director

Name
Title
UA Email Address
Phone
Office
Claudia Dybdahl
Director
csdybdahl@alaska.edu 
907-786-6407
PSB 234F 
Sandra Medina Assistant to the Director  smedina7@alaska.edu
907-786-4413
PSB 234J
Fiscal Manager
907-786-1938
PSB 234G
Advanced Education Tech Coordinator
Instructional Designer
907-786-4863
PSB 230

 Student Services

Name
Title
UA Email Address
Phone
Office
Grace Lumba
Student Success Coordinator
gplumba@alaska.edu
907-786-4494
PSB 218D
RaLyssa Harris
Student Success Coordinator
rntaylor@alaska.edu
907-786-4306
PSB 218G
Holly Johanknecht Recruitment and Student Services Manager holly@alaska.edu
907-786-4402
PSB 218F

 Indigenous Education

Name
Title
UA Email Address
Phone
Office
Term Assistant Professor
907-786-4419
PSB 209D
Term Assistant Professor
907-786-1906
PSB 209A

 Department of Teaching and Learning

Name
Title
UA Email Address
Phone
Office
Vacant
Administrative Assistant
Undergraduate & Initial Certification
 
907-786-4412
PSB 229
Associate Professor
Secondary Education
907-786-1680
PSB 223D
Term Assistant Professor
Elementary Education
Coordinator of Assessment and Accreditation
907-786-4327
PSB 224B
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
Language Education
907-786-4457
PSB 224E
Robin Dahlman
Assistant Professor
Education 
Kenai River Campus KPC
907-262-0357
Ward 211
Kitty Deal, Ph.D. 
conferred 5/4/19
Associate Professor
Education 
Kodiak College KOC
907-486-1223
KCC123B
Professor
Early Childhood Education
907-786-4435
PSB 225C 
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
Department Chair and MAT Program Lead
907-786-1668
PSB 224C
Associate Professor
MEd Teaching & Learning
Graduate Studies Department Chair
907-786-1666
PSB 224D
Joe Kenney
Early Childhood Education
Program Lead
907-982-3934
PSB 225A
Associate Professor
Elementary Education 
Program Lead
907-786-4454
PSB 224F
Karen Roth, Ph.D. 
conferred 5/4/19
Term Assistant Professor
Early Childhood Education
907-786-1928
PSB 225E
Professor
Early Childhood Education
907-786-4872
PSB 225D
Term Assistant Professor
Elementary Education
907-786-4498
PSB 224A


Department of Graduate Studies in Education and Leadership

Name
Title
UA Email Address
Phone
Office
Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership
Program Lead
907-786-1645
PSB 223B
Ellen Brigham
Term Assistant Professor
Speech-Language Pathology
Program Lead 
907-786-4468
PSB 220D
Assistant Professor
Early Childhood Special Education
Program Lead
907-786-4464
PSB 222C
Vacant
Administrative Assistant
Department of Graduate Studies
in Education and Leadership
 
907-786-4450
PSB 228
Associate Professor
Elementary Education
MEd Teaching & Learning 
Department Chair
907-786-1666
PSB 224D
Tara Maltby
Term Assistant Professor
Special Education
907-786-4867
PSB 222D
Ed McLain, Ed.D.
Associate Professor
MEd Teaching & Learning
907-952-8940
PSB 222A
Term Assistant Professor
Educational Leadership
907-786-4335
PSB 223A
Peggy Spencer
Term Assistant Professor
Speech-Language Pathology
907-786-4712
PSB 220C
Cassie Wells, Ph.D.
Term Assistant Professor
Special Education
907-786-4910
PSB 222B

Professional and Continuing Education

Name
Title
UA Email Address
Phone
Office
Enrollment Specialist
907-786-1934
PSB 221A
Enrollment and Operational Services Coordinator
907-786-1932
PSB 221C
Coordinator of Professional Programs
907-786-1881
PSB 221B
Professional Programs Assistant
907-786-1933
PSB 221D

 School of Education Emerita Faculty

Appointment as professor emeritus or emerita is an honor conferred by the Chancellor, on just a small portion of retiring professors who have demonstrated excellence, following consideration of recommendations by the faculty, upon an outstanding retiree of the university.


School of Education
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK  99508
Professional Studies Building
Tel: 907-786-4613
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